Institute for Energy Technology, Norway
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Edited by
Volodymyr Yartys
Yuriy Solonin and 
Ihor Zavaliy

ISBN  978-617-8055-08-0 (print)
ISBN  978-617-8055-09-7 (on line)


Featured articles:

Hydrogen generation by hydrolysis of metals and hydrides for portable energy supply
V. Yartys, I. Zavaliy, Yu. Pirskyy, Yu. Solonin, V. Berezovets, F. Manilevich, Yu. Verbovytskyy, A. Kytsya, A. Kutsyi, C.15-37

Hydrolysis of MgH2 in MgCl2 solutions as an effective way for hydrogen generation
V. Berezovets, A. Kytsya, Yu. Verbovytskyy, I. Zavaliy, V. Yartys, C.38-52

Mg-based composites as effective materials for storage and generation of hydrogen for FC applications
D. Korablov, O. Bezdorozhev, V. Yartys, Yu. Solonin, C.53-80

Activated aluminum for hydrogen generation from water
F. Manilevich, Yu. Pirskyy, A. Kutsyi, V. Berezovets, V. Yartys, С.81-93

Ni-, Co- and Pt-based nanocatalysts for hydrogen generation via hydrolysis of NaBH4
V. Yartys, I. Zavaliy, A. Kytsya, V. Berezovets, Yu. Pirskyy, F. Manilevich, Yu. Verbovytskyy, P. Lyutyy, C.94-104


Journal articles


1. Manilevich F.D., Pirskyy Yu.K., Danil’tsev B.I., Kutsyi A., Yartys V.A. Studies of the Hydrolysis of Aluminum Activated by Additions of Ga–In–Sn Eutectic Alloy, Bismuth, or Antimony. Mater Sci 2020, 55, 536–547.

2. Verbovytskyy Yu.V., Berezovets V.V., Kytsya A.R., Zavaliy I.Yu., Yartys V.A. Hydrogen generation by hydrolysis of MgH2. Materials Science 2020, 56, 1–14.

3. Korablov D.S., Bezdorozhev O.V., Gierlotka S., Yartys V.A., Solonin Yu.M. Effect of various additives on the hydrolysis performance of nanostructured MgH2 synthesized by high-energy ball milling in hydrogen // Poroshkovaya metalurgiya. – 2020. – № 9/10. – С. 3–12.

4. Oshchapovsky I.V., Zavaliy I.Yu., Pavlyuk V.V. The investigation of hydrogen sublattice in Mg2NiHx (x = 0.3) hydride by first-principle calculations / Materials Today Communications. - 2021, 27, 102174.

5. V. Berezovets, A. Kytsya, I. Zavaliy, V. Yartys. Kinetics and mechanism of MgH2 hydrolysis in MgCl2 solutions.// Int. J. Hydrogen Energy. – 2021. – Vol. 46(80). – P. 40278–40293. 

6. F.D. Manilevich, Yu.K. Pirskyy, A.V. Kutsyi, V.V. Berezovets, V.A. Yartys. Studies of mechanochemically activated aluminum powders for generating hydrogen from water. Powder Metallurgy and Metal Ceramics. – 2021. – Vol. 59. – P. 14–24.

Conference presentations and public lectures


- Obtained results was presented by PPD I. Zavaliy at Ukraine-NATO Information Day (21 November 2019, Ministry of Science and Education of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine)

1. Berezovets V., Verbovytskyy Yu., Zavaliy I., Korablov D., Solonin Yu., Denys R., Manilevich F., Kutsyi A., Yartys  V.
Mg and Al based hydrides for the efficient hydrogen generation by hydrolysis process. Col. Abstr. of Int. Symp. on Metal-Hydrogen Systems: Fundamentals and Applications. MH-2018, October 28-November 2, 2018 – Guangzhou (China), 2018. – P.286.

2. Berezovets V., Verbovytskyy Yu., Korablov D., Solonin Yu., Zavaliy I., Yartys V. Mg-based hydrides as a source of hydrogen for autonomous energy devices // Proceedings of the XX International Scientific Conference on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the 21st Century, May 15-16, 2019, Kyiv, Ukraine. P.198-201.

3. Oschapovsky І. Finding structure of hydrogen sublattice of Mg2NiHх from DFT calculations // Young Scientist Conference on Materials Science and Surface Engineering (MSSE 2019) September 25-27, – 2019, Karpenko Physic-Mechanical Institute, Lviv, Ukraine.- P.104-105.

4. Berezovets V., Verbovytskyy Yu., Zavaliy І., Yartys V. Mg-based materials for application hydrogen supply systems. 6th International conference «HighMathTech–2019», 28–30 October, 2019, Kyiv, Ukraine, - P.143. 

5. Kytsya A., Berezovets V., Verbovytskyy Yu., Zavaliy I., Yartys V. Modeling of kinetics of MgH2 hydrolysis // XVII Scientific Conference « Lviv Chemical Readings-2019», 02–05 June, 2019 р., Lviv, Ukraine, - М3.

6. Berezovets V., Zavaliy I., Pavlovska O., Vasylechko L., Kosarchyn Yu. Composites of magnesium hydride with catalytic nanoadditives // Intern. research and practice conference «Nanotechnology and nanomaterials (Nano-2019)» August 27-30, – 2019, Lviv, Ukraine. -P.208.

7. Manilevich F., Pirskyy Yu., Danil’tsev B., Kutsyi A. Activation of aluminum by doping with low-melting metals and regularities of its hydrolysis // Proceedings of Ukrainian Conference with International Participation "Chemistry, Physics and Technology of Surface" and Workshop “Metal-based biocompatible nanoparticles: synthesis and applications”. – Kyiv, 2019. – P. 116.

8. Pirskyy Yu., Manilevich F., Panchyshyn T., Kolosovskiy Ya. Bifunctional iridium electrocatalysts for modifying surface of fuel cell proton-conducting membranes // Proc. of Ukrainian Conference with International Participation "Chemistry, Physics and Technology of Surface" and Workshop “Metal-based biocompatible nanoparticles: synthesis and applications”. – Kyiv, 2019. – P. 144.

9. Kutsyi А., Manilevich F., Danil’tsev B., Pirskyy Yu. Effect of magnesium additions on hydrogen generation in the hydrolysis of aluminum activated with Ga-In-Sn alloy // Proc. of XVI Intern. Conf.“Hydrogen Materials Science and Chemistry of Carbon Nanomaterials”. – Kiev, 2019. – P. 28-29.

10. Korablov D.S., Bezdorozhev O.V., Solonin Yu.M. Nanostructured materials based on refractory compounds for hydrogen energy technologies, Abstract book of 7th International conference “Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials” (NANO-2019) 27 - 30 August 2019, Lviv, Ukraine, 173.

11. Korablov D.S., Bezdorozhev O.V., Solonin Yu.M. Effect of 2D titanium carbide (MXene) on hydrogen storage properties of magnesium, Abstract book of VI conference NANSYS-2019, 4-6 December 2019, Kyiv, Ukraine, 78.

12. Kytsya A., Berezovets V., Bazylyak L., Verbovytskyy Yu., Kos O. Ni-based nanopowders as catalysts of NaBH4 hydrolysis // Book of abstracts Ist International research and practice conference «Nanoobjects & Nanostructuring» (N&N‒2020) September 20‒23, 2020, Lviv, Ukraine.

13. Manilevich F.D., Pirskyy Yu.K., Kutsyi А.V., Bereszovets V.V. Mechanical activation of the surface of aluminium powders and regularities of their hydrolysis // Proceedings of Ukrainian Conference with International participation “Chemistry, Physics and Technology of Surface” dedicated to the 90th birthday of Aleksey Chuiko, Academician of NAS of Ukraine. 21-23 October 2020. – Kyiv, 2020. – P. 117. poster

14. Kutsyi А., Manilevich F., Pirskyy Yu., Panchyshyn T. Obtaining hydrogen by hydrolysis of sodium borohydride to power fuel cells // IV Ukrainian scientific conference "Actual problems of chemistry: research and prospects". (Zhytomyr, April 29, 2020). - Proceedings of the conference. – P. 145-147.

15. Manilevich F., Pirskyy Yu., Kutsyi А., Danil’tsev B. Influence of zinc on hydrolysis of aluminum activated by Ga-In-Sn eutectic alloy // Proceedings of XXI International Scientific-Practical Conference "Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the XXI Century". (Kyiv, May 14-15, 2020). – P. 239-242.

16. A. Kytsya, V. Berezovets, Y. Verbovytskyy, L. Bazylyak, I. Zavaliy, V. Yartys. Zeolite supported Ni and Co catalysts for hydrogen generation via hydrolysis of NaBH4.// 2021 IEEE 11th International Conference Nanomaterials: Applications & Properties (NAP), 2021, pp. 1–4, doi: 10.1109/NAP51885.2021.9568617